Gwyneth Paltrow Shares Stunning Makeup-Free Selfie on 44th Birthday

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Gwyneth Paltrow turned 44 on Tuesday, and was excited to celebrate.

The mother of two posted a makeup-free selfie to Instagram with an inspiring message on her birthday. "#nomakeup for my 44th birthday, embracing my past and future," she wrote. "Thank you for the instalove #goopgoesmakeupfree @goop."

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A few months prior to her special day, Paltrow told ET that she doesn't "feel pressure to look young."

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"I feel like I've earned my wrinkles, and I'm very proud of everything that I've gone through in life -- both good and bad," she shared. "I don't want to be 26, I would never want to go back there, ever. I think what we want to do is look our best as we age gracefully."

Paltrow also shared her secret to looking so good in a makeup-free selfie. "My skincare routine has been my complete Goop skincare regimen along with exercise," she explained. "I try to have good nutrition -- I also believe in vodka and red wine and cheese and stuff -- it's all about the balance."

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